Monthly Archives: June 2014

Travel in the Spirit of Ubuntu (Part 1)

Most of us are at least somewhat aware of the devastating impact that mass tourism can have. Thousands of tourists on package holidays fly to remote beach locations in Africa overflowing with large all-inclusive resorts, which are often built without regard to their impact on the local environment and without adopting any green practices. This year-round stream of tourists uses

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World RT Awards Nomination – Chole Mjini

Chole Mjini treehouse

The World Responsible Tourism Awards were established in 2004 “to celebrate the heroes and share the stories of the most exciting and enduring responsible tourism experiences in the world”. Ever since I visited Chole Mjini first in 2001, Jean & Anne de Villiers have been my heroes of responsible tourism. At the time, they lived a Robinson Crusoe lifestyle with their two children,

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